Lectures

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PROFESSOR OF POETRY

Inaugural Lecture and other lectures

The end of the poem

PROFESSOR PAUL MULDOON will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following Tuesdays, in the Examination Schools.

2 Nov.: `The end of the poem: "All Souls' Night" by W.B. Yeats.' (Inaugural Lecture)

25 Jan.: `The end of the poem: "The Literary Life" by Ted Hughes.'

2 May: `The end of the poem: "The Mountain" by Robert Frost.'

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LITCHFIELD LECTURE

professor h. mayberg, Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, will deliver a Litchfield Lecture at 12 noon on Friday, 2 July, in the Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's College.

Subject: `The functional neuroanatomy of mood: clues from imaging studies of depression and normal sadness.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE, PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

PROFESSOR I. MELLMAN, Newton-Abraham Visiting Professor 1998--9, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 1 July, in the Lecture Theatre, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.

Convener: H. Waldmann, BM, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Pathology.

Subject: `The cell biology of dendritic cells.'


PROFESSOR M. KRIEGER, MIT, will lecture at 1 p.m. on Friday, 2 July, in the Lecture Theatre, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.

Convener: S. Gordon, MA, Glaxo Professor of Cellular Pathology.

Subject: `Characterisation of the HDL receptor SR-B1 and its roles in reproductive and cardiovascular pathophysiology.'

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THEOLOGY

Ian Ramsey Centre

The relation of theology and the sciences, including medicine

Seminars in this series will be held at 8.15 for 8.30 p.m. on Thursdays in Michaelmas Term, in the Hood Room, St Cross College.

Convener: Dr M. Yee.

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EUROPEAN HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Models and modifications: literature and the life sciences 1890--1935

This colloquium will be held on Wednesday, 7 July, in the Old Library, All Souls College. The meeting will end with a round table discussion at 5 p.m.

There is no charge for attendace, but those intending to be present are asked to notify Professor Malcolm Bowie (All Souls College, Oxford OX1 4AL), so that appropriate seating arrangements can be made.

Conveners: Professor Malcolm Bowie, Ms Nicola Luckhurst.

Session 1 (11 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR BOWIE: Introduction.

MS LUCKHURST, School of Advanced Study, University of London: `Models in Proust.'

K. WAGSTAFF, London: `Did Bergson anticipate the quantum world?'

Session 2 (2--3.15 p.m.)

M. HERWEG: ` "Sympathy with the organic": how German writers came to love biology.'

P. SMITH, UCL: `The scientist as spectator: Musil's Törless and the challenge to Mach's neo-positivism.'

Session 3 (3.45--5 p.m.)

D. BRADSHAW: ` "They should certainly be killed": eugenics and modernism in England.'

M. WHITWORTH, Bangor: `What's the matter?: distinguishing life from death in science and British modernism.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

H.E. MR KOFI ANNAN, Secretary General of the United Nations, will lecture at 11 a.m. on Monday, 28 June, in the Sheldonian Theatre.

Admission will be by ticket only. Tickets may be obtained from the Centre Secretary, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AR.

Subject: `The dialogue of civilisations and the need for a global ethic.'

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INSTITUTE OF VIROLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY

DR J.R. WATSON, King's College, London, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Friday, 2 July, in the institute.

Subject: `Molecular approaches to the enhanced bioremediation of contaminated sites.'

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SOMERVILLE COLLEGE

Somerville College Appeal: luncheon to celebrate the life and work of Mary

Somerville DR A. CHAPMAN will lecture following the luncheon, to be held at 12 noon for 12.30 p.m. on Saturday, 26 June, in Somerville College.

Subject: `Mary Somerville (1780--1872) and her contribution to the "grand amateur" tradition of British science.'

Tickets, costing £25, include drinks beforehand in the Margaret Thatcher Centre and tea after the lecture, may be obtained from the college. Enquiries should be directed to Oxford (2)70632 or (2)70600.

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OXFORD IMMUNOLOGY AND SIGNALLING GROUPS

MIKE TOMLINSON, DNAX, USA, will lecture at 1 p.m. on Friday, 2 July, in the Department of Pharmacology.

Subject: `Analysis of Btk function using Btk:ER, a conditional form of Btk.'

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